MANDOLINA WINES - ITALIAN
FLAVOR COMES TO SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.
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Originally planted from cuttings brought from some of Italy's
best vineyards, our Italian varietal vineyards thrive in the Los
Alamos Valley, where warm summer days and cool coastal nights
provide the perfect growing environment.
Louis Lucas, a pioneer in the development of Santa Barbara County
wine, carefully tends to the vines' every need, just as his ancestors
tended their vineyards near the Adriatic Coast years ago.
Award-winning winemaker Daniel Gehrs, keeping true to the vines'
Mediterranean heritage, masterfully blends the ripe fruit into
aromatic, full-flavored wine - wine maintaining the varietal character
that has made these Italians popular favorites for generations.
Looking for something a little different from the regular Chardonnay?
Try Mandolina's lively Pinot Grigio. Rather than a typical Merlot
or Cabernet Sauvignon, indulge yourself in a Mandolina Barbera,
Dolcetto, or Nebbiolo.
These wines are not just a pleasure for sipping, their natural
balance and acidity make them a great choice to pair with a wide
variety of food. One taste and you will understand what the Italians
have known and cherished for years . . La Dolce Vita!